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Audacity Responds to ‘Spyware’ Concerned Critics

For many years Audacity has proven to be one of the most popular audio editing software programs around. Admittedly, this is more to do with the fact that it is available as a ...

July 7, 2021 at 8:02 am by

Avast Warns Cracked Games May Contain Crypto-Malware

It’s an admittedly difficult subject to broach because if you were to ask most PC gamers if they’d ever pirated a title, they’d probably officially state, ...

June 26, 2021 at 9:28 am by

Insurers Defend Accepting Ransomware Claims!

Ransomware attacks arguably represent one of the worst kinds of malware you can install on your PC. With it encrypting practically all documents contained on your system, you ...

January 28, 2021 at 9:09 am by

Ryuk Ransomware Has Generated over $150m in Victims

Out of all the masses of viruses and malware you could accidentally install onto your PC, it’s hard to deny that for the casual consumer, and definitely businesses, ...

January 9, 2021 at 12:49 pm by

Fake Cyberpunk 2077 Mobile Game Contains Ransomware

Given that Cyberpunk 2077 is a game in which one of the central gameplay aspects is hacking, you may have thought that this would’ve been something of a moderate ...

December 22, 2020 at 10:48 am by

Researchers Find 28 Browser Extensions With Malicious Code

There’s a good chance that some of the more tech-savvy among you reading this may have one or more browser extensions installed on your system. Offering various tweaks ...

December 18, 2020 at 10:50 am by

Ransomware Groups Pledge to Not Target Hospitals

With the outbreak of the Coronavirus, health organizations throughout the world are doing their best to deal with the increasingly difficult situation. What certainly ...

March 24, 2020 at 11:25 am by

Hackers Create Fake Coronavirus Websites to Steal Your Data

We all know (or at least we should do) that the internet can be a dangerous place. With the current concerns surrounding the Coronavirus, however, it shouldn’t be ...

March 12, 2020 at 8:33 am by

Ransomware Up 41% in 2019 With Huge Payment Spikes Too!

The internet can be a dangerous place and that is perhaps best demonstrated in the rapid and alarming growth of ‘ransomware‘ within the last 5 years. For those of ...

February 12, 2020 at 9:11 am by

Malware Creators Are Turning to WAV to Hide Malicious Code

The battle between malware creators and security researchers will always be ongoing in this digital age. As you may expect, however, the former generally tends to have the ...

October 20, 2019 at 11:04 am by

Google Removes 24 More Malware-Riddled Apps from their Store

Despite the popularity of the Android platform for both tablets and smartphones, it’s hardly a secret that the Google Play Store is something of a minefield when it ...

September 10, 2019 at 9:40 am by

Google Pulls Popular PDF App Due to it Containing Malware

It’s pretty clear that the Google Play Store has some pretty huge problems with malware. We regularly report on various (and often hundreds) of apps getting pulled as ...

August 28, 2019 at 4:45 pm by

Popular VPN Website Is Cloned to Spread Malware

With the increasing concerns over privacy online, many people have chosen to utilise a VPN (virtual private network) in order to essentially mask their identities. This can be ...

August 22, 2019 at 1:23 pm by

Researchers Find DSLR Cameras Can Get Ransomware

Ransomware is perhaps one of the worst bits of malware you could hope to get. Put simply, usually entering via a rather innocent-looking e-mail attachment (something like an ...

August 13, 2019 at 1:03 pm by

Windows Defender Rated as One of the Best Antivirus Programs

Since releasing in 2006, Windows Defender has proved to be an excellent (and better still, free) antivirus option offered to users of Microsoft’s operating system. ...

August 13, 2019 at 12:25 pm by

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